50 summer internship positions available at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

50 summer internship positions available at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield


ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has about 50 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in upstate New York.

Summer internship positions include jobs in finance, sales, marketing, information technology and corporate communications. Internships are available at health plan locations in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Utica.

“Our goal is to attract an internship class of students from a wide range of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences, which will help drive the innovation needed to best serve our customers,” said Joseph Searles, Corporate Director, Diversity and Workforce Inclusion, Excellus BCBS.

The 10-week paid internships will generally run from June 2017 through Aug. 2017. To qualify for an internship, students must be actively enrolled in a college degree program at the time of the internship.

Goals of Excellus BCBS’s Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program include:
·        Providing professional career development opportunities for students, helping them gain hands-on experience and jump starting their careers.
·        Helping the company attract and retain the best talent. Students will be offered development workshops, networking opportunities and meaningful work experiences that will help them become qualified applications for future job openings.

If you’re wondering what it’s like to intern with us, check out these student experiences at YouTube.com/ExcellusBCBS.

Students are encouraged to apply for internships as soon as possible. Positions will close as candidates are selected for the internships. To apply for the internships, go to excellusbcbs.com/careers  

Excellus BCBS has recently received several workforce accolades.  For the third consecutive year, the Corporate Equality Index named Excellus BCBS a Best Place to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT ) Equality.  Excellus BCBS also received a 2017 Diversity Leader Award from “Profiles in Diversity Journal.” Last year, the company was certified as a “great workplace” by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.  The company earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.